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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1060-06
October 20, 2006

General Officer Assignments

            The chief of staff, Army announces the assignment of the following officers:

            Maj. Gen. Thomas D. Robinson, Army Reserve, commander (Troop Program Unit), 143d Transportation Command, Orlando, Fla., currently deployed as commander, 377th Theater Support Command (Forward), Operation Iraqi Freedom to deputy commanding general (Army Reserve), First U.S. Army, Fort Gillem, Ga.

            Brig. Gen. Norman H. Andersson, Army Reserve, deputy commander (Troop Program Unit), 96th Regional Readiness Command, Salt Lake City, Utah, to deputy commanding general (Army Reserve), Training Support Division (West), Fort Carson, Colo.

            Brig. Gen. Matthew C. Matia, Army Reserve, for assignment as commander, 11th Theater Aviation Command, Fort Knox, Ky.

            Brig. Gen. Charles S. Rodeheaver, Army National Guard, commander, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Ga. Army National Guard, Macon, Ga., to deputy commanding general (Army National Guard), First U.S. Army, Fort Gillem, Ga.

            Brig. Gen. Blake E. Williams, Army Reserve, commander, 1st Brigade/assistant division commander (Troop Program Unit), 87th Division (Training Support), Birmingham, Ala., to deputy commanding general (Army Reserve), Training Support Division (East), Fort Meade, Md.